Music Fact Sheet of

Norman F. Rowe


Stephen F. Austin State University ,Nacogdoches, TX 7/75 to 5/78M.A. in Music incomplete [Thesis: two bass trombone recitals (see programs), both successfully performed]

Ambassador College (later named Ambassador University, school closed in June 1997), Big Sandy, TX 9/72 to 6/75B.A. 1975, Theology (see diploma)

California State College, Fullerton (now California State University, Fullerton ), Fullerton, CA 9/67 to 6/71B.A. in Music incomplete

Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA 2/64 to 6/67A.A. in Music incomplete

Music Academy of the West, Montecito, CA Summer Sessions 1963, 1964, 1965

San Marcos High School, Santa Barbara, CA 9/62-6/63High School Diploma 1963, College Prep (see diploma)

Primary Instructors:


State of New Mexico: Level One K-12 Substitute Teacher certification #295936 effective 7/1/02 to 6/30/05 (see license)


Santa Fe Public Schools, Santa Fe, NM 12/02 to 5/03 Substitute Teacher: Taught as needed throughout the school district at all grade levels. Included were three weeks as Music teacher at Chaparral Elementary School teaching general music to students in grades K-6 and three and a half months as Director of Bands at Ortiz Middle School (two sixth grade beginning bands, a seventh grade intermediate band, and an eighth grade advanced band).

Private Music Instructor, since April 1965: Provide expert instruction to students of lower brass instruments. Have guided several students to performance levels which have allowed them to receive various honors. Give students a solid foundational understanding to equip them for successful pursuit of careers and/or further development. From 10/95 to 6/97 taught band classes for homeschooled students at Walt's Music Shop in Medford.

Musician, since September 1964: Free-lance performer on tenor and bass trombones, euphonium, oboe, and recorder.

Theatre Memphis, Memphis, TN 8/81 to 9/92: Performed for theater productions on contract basis as trombonist and oboist.

Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 9/76 to 6/77 Graduate Assistant: Provided both classroom and individual instruction to undergraduate university students in Music.

Ambassador College, Big Sandy, TX 9/72 to 6/75 Student employee: Executed various responsibilities in several departments including music, radio studio-A/V, landscaping, and custodial. Included supervision of up to four others.

Imperial Schools, Big Sandy, TX 9/71 to 9/72 Band Director: Led junior high and high school band program and taught classes in Music, English, and Social Studies.

California State College, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 1/68 to 8/71 Student employee: Worked in two departments simultaneously. In Music Department was responsible for setup for large instrumental ensembles (bands and orchestra) and music distribution and retrieval. In Dean for Relations with Schools office was primary campus tour guide, conducting campus tours by appointment (and walk-in basis on weekends) for prospective students and/or parents and other Public Relations work.

F. E. Olds & Son, Inc., Fullerton, CA 9/67 to 8/71 Tour Guide: Led individuals and groups through the musical instrument manufacturing facilities. In 1977 was contracted to be a bass trombone clinician.

Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA 9/65 to 6/67 Part-time Instructor: Gave undergraduate instruction on lower brass instruments.

Salvation Army, Santa Barbara, CA 2/66 to 6/67 Instructor: Gave private instruction to youth on band instruments. Also helped supervise youth group.